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Oct 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
? alright, thank you, michael, i am really excited to be part of this announcement for three reasons, first of all, san francisco, we need to be the leader in how we fight congestion, at this moment, we are the number 2 city in the country when it comes to congestion beside l.a., we have some serious issues we need to tackle and the neighborhoods we live in are the densest neighborhoods in the east coast, in the district, i have the densest neighborhoods in the city where one out of three residents do not own a car and as someone who doesn't own a car, two of my favorite modes of transit are car sharing and my bicycle, car sharing because it's convenient not to own a car and my bicycle because it's easy to park, scoot allows you to pick up a bike when you need it but leave it and park it in ways that are easy and i want to thank michael and his team at scoot for innovating this, i'm excited about this for a second reason, we are the city of innovations and where great ideas start and continue, and as someone who ran a tech company, i'm excited that we have the best entrepreneurs, thinking a
SFGTV2
Oct 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
. >> michael, matt, congratulations to scoot, yes. scoot and san francisco, well, let me first of all put this in some little perspective that i know, i know that we just announced last week, eb week in san francisco to the delight of so many people who want to just have modes of transportation, multiple modes of transportation in a city that are also environmentally friendly and to contribute that reducing our fossil fuels, we are in san francisco world citizens after all and i know it's exciting for ed risken, our mta manager, he and i were excited to talk about different modes of transportation as we create all these exciting events to come to san francisco. i know it's exciting for board president david chiu, we tried to put pods for car sharing in neighborhoods on public streets and began in russian hill on his district, he's a vibrant, vibrant avid supporter of car sharing as i have been, i know ed riskens, well at the hub, knowing that that's an incubator for great ideas came the idea of scooter san francisco and the scooter network, and it's the latest contribution to an ongoing c
SFGTV2
Oct 3, 2012 4:30pm PDT
actually does all of the work? and we are pleased today to have michael terio and the puc have worked together for so long on all of these things it is a pleasure to have you here, he is the secretary treasurer of the labor trade council. [ applause ] >> this has been a wonderful program. it has brought in project after project, after project on time, under budget. it is a complex system and yet you don't hear any complaints about service interruptions out there. maybe you have streets torn up but not about service interruptions because we have managed to bring in project after project on time and under budget. it is a great partnership between the labor unions and the city. i want to call out the labor folks, charlie, would you raise your hand? >> tony, with the sheet metal worker, and david. with the laborers. and that partnership has been formalized in an agreement that has functioned beautifully, attention all the way back to washington, d.c.. and if you want to talk about stimulus in washington, we like to talk about stimulus more than 1.7 hours of work have gone to residents of
SFGTV2
Oct 3, 2012 8:00am PDT
>> again, it is my honor to present you the heroic acts of officer patrick prevent and michael jersey -- patrick giffin and tursi. there were called to an apartment the man who is threatening to kill those who stood in his way. he was a former tenant. he was gone before officers arrived that day. later, friday, june 24, officers were called to the same apartment building after it was reported someone had fired an assault rifle. no suspect was present, but it was determined an assault rifle had been fired into the sidewalk. the officer was signed -- they were assigned as members of the street crime unit. they developed information that led to the identification of the weapons owner who had an extensive criminal history. they continued their relentless investigation into this event and identified the criminal, determining an additional possible home address and weapons. on the early morning hours of wednesday, june 29, officer griffin received a phone call that provided of potential location for the now-wanted subject. officer griffin contacted a supervisor and partner. after wor
SFGTV2
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
of long injustices. thank you. the next poet is michael palmer. >> what of that wolf hound at full stride. what of the woman that serves as fairl guide and witness to the snowy hive? what of the singer robed in red and frozen at mid-song? and the stone, its brokenness, or the voice oft seen that says note the dragon seen but asking no questions of flight, no questions of irridescence, what of that century, did you see it pass? what of that wolf hound at your back? and then a poem that is for mahmud darlish called the dream of narcissus. the dream of narcissus, that there would be a silence loud as time. the dream of the writer that there could be a silence loud as time, the dream of time that rest might come, the dream of rest, that unrest might arise. the dream of the palm, the pilgrims would enter the village. the dream of the village, that they depart with their palms and the house dreaming of his leveling and the exile as well, the dream of night that the day would be purified, the dream of day that the dark would be lifted, and the dream of the dream but who is to speak of this? i do
SFGTV2
Oct 6, 2012 4:30am PDT
me to remove. i have to set it up for you. michael toliver is 55 years old. they have gone to florida because his mother has died. and they have been out to the rest home, to the bear bar in orlando. they meet a black bear, that is a husky african-american guy and the guy basically propositions them. proposes a three way. they decided he seems like a great guy. they tell him about their b and b. the innamong the flowers. it doesn't mean anything because it was camouflage night at the full moon saloon. we felt compelled to tidy up. and reaging toilet. you force him to shower. we stashed it in the closet. he grabbed a razor and headed for the stall. you better be faithful about it. it's down right inhospitable. he was dressed in a while, v-neck tee shirt. nothing. just wondering about the dress code. where your dress pants. you look hot in those. did you see my ring? i swear you would lose your head if it wasn't attached. this was my mother. i wondered if her death would release me or if i was doomed to norman bates territory. he will be here in five minutes. half an hour later, after i
SFGTV2
Oct 4, 2012 8:30am PDT
for an ambulance, and retrieve the hand and the suspect had used. tonight officers patrick grant and michael tursi are being recognized for their efforts. they are being awarded the gold medal of valor. [applause] >> captain paul chignell, along with officers tastings ahastingd lopez. >> good evening to you all. my pleasure to introduce richard hastings and that lopez. -- matt lopez. saturday, july 16, 2011, officer richard hastings and asked matt lopez were on duty and in uniform. their primary assignment was to be on a fixed post detail on the imminence of a railway platform on third street between oakdale avenue and plu avenue. this platform and the surrounding areas are notorious for high incidence of robberies, aggravated assaults, indiscriminate shootings, gang activity, illegal firearm possession, as well as a multitude of quality of life cripes. the bayview station has dedicated a high-level police resources to this area, particularly to a recent rash of robberies on and adjacent to the platform. well on the platform, officers tastings and lopez contacted the subject later identified as k
SFGTV2
Oct 4, 2012 12:30am PDT
hours of their personal time helping us with the planning of the city. michael, thank you for returning and stepping forward for the planning commission. richard, thank you very much for stepping up as well. some say the most voluble land we have -- valuable land we have for people to live and enjoy is the waterfront. i want to thank our newest commissioner to the port commission, william adams. thank you, william, for stepping up. [applause] we have a very important task in front of us for this november. we have a very important bond i think most people in the city know will be invaluable to us for our kids and families. that is the open spaces part bond proposition b for this year. we also have a cherished commission and department that is charged with maintaining all of the open space in the city from the parklets to the vast golden gate park, to the shared responsibilities we have with ocean beach and open spaces throughout the city. i want to thank phil for being here today. we have our returning commission. you have done a wonderful job so well. in my decision, it was appropriate
SFGTV2
Oct 4, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. michael smith. planning department staff. on september 20th, you voted by a vote of 7-0 to approve the project for 2299 market, request for u size limit, exceed 2900 sq. limit for upper market; the motion has been revised to reflect your sentiments and i am available for any questions or comments that you may have. >> thank you. is there any general public comment? commissioner antonini. >> move to approve with the conditions. >> second. >> the motion is for approval. >> one second. commissioner -- >> didn't we have a long discussion of the temporary certificate of occupancy related to something? i don't remember what it was. >> it had to do with a date on when the clock should start. the project sponsor suggest another time. people don't get final certificate of occupancy; i suggested a temporary certificate of occupancy. whoever made the motion incorporated that into it. >> is that in here? >> it was not included as a specific condition of approval. if you like to do that i can do that. >> yes. >> the maker of a motion is amending the motion to make sure that the approval is
SFGTV2
Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm PDT
that made it. >> i would like you to meet michael johnson. he has been in the program for over 8 years. >> nice to me you. what inspired your photography? >> i am inspired everything that i see. the greatest thing about being a photographer is being able to show other people what i see. i have mostly worked in cuba and work that i shot here in san francisco. >> what is it about being a street artist that you particularly like? >> i liked it to the first day that i did it. i like talking to mentum people. talking about art or anything that comes to our minds. there is more visibility than i would see in any store front. this would cost us relatively very little. >> i am so happy to meet you. i wish you all of the best. >> you are the wonderful artist that makes these color coding. >> nice to me to. >> i have been a street artist since 1976. >> how did you decide to be a street artist? >> i was working on union square. on lunch hours, i would be there visiting the artist. it was interesting, exciting, and i have a creative streak in me. it ranges from t-shirts, jackets, hats. what is the
SFGTV2
Oct 4, 2012 3:30pm PDT
with a variance. >> good afternoon michael smith planning department staff. you have before you the project that 2175 market street. 44 off-street parking spaces. a portion of which would be occupied by a yet to be determined restaurant use. the project requires conditional use authorization to develop a lot exceeding 9,999 sq.ft. as well as authorization for a restaurant use. project also requires variances, 144 for rear yard, 145 for ground floor ceiling height less than 14ft. and 140-- the department is recommending approval of the project with conditions because it would create 88 new 1 and 2 units and 6300 sq. ft. of commercial space. the project provides needed rental housing including 13 new affordable units. project complies with design guidelines, with the tower development on market street and shorter townhouse on octavia street. the project will provide 44 offstreet parking spaces, half space per unit and consistent with the code. received letters from mda and mdta. should have a copy of those letters, in summary mdna is in support of have concerns; mdta is supportive. the fir
SFGTV2
Oct 6, 2012 12:00am PDT
different sizes but aim for the same goal -- to be someone in this year the shadow is you. >> my michael -- mother say mountain holding up sky for me. she is the sun who gives strength to those who need it. my mother is the hand that helps me keep going in this world of chaos. she is a light that will always shine in my heart." my second one is called it's -- "dear president obama." dear president obama i hope you can change all the problems our world faces, the war in iraq, the war in afghanistan, pal istine and global warming. i am from california and in the valley here, people, especially from latin america, are getting sick in -- working in the fields for hours every day for little pay and no health care. please help them because without them no one could even be vegetarian the sincerely, natalie. >> sometimes desperate for attention but not rebellious. i don't have bad influences and i try hard not to give in to peer pressure but somewhere along the road someone calms long with temptation close to their side and offers me whatever they got, but do i get the power to say no? always s
SFGTV2
Oct 6, 2012 4:00pm PDT
francisco mayor, and the conversation will be moderated by our own michael aaroningtonv1 . >> it's early. you were here last year, mr. mayor. >> yes, i was. >> is it your mayorship or mr. mayor? >> ed is fine. >> mr. mayorship, before we start i want to note it's 9-11. it's been eleven years and i know that you were up early this morning. can you tell us a little bit how you sort of marked the day. >> yes, i was and again i thank tech crunch for recognizing a moment of silence. i joined some 30 cadets at our fire station training center, which chief hayes white and commissioners and we read off all of the names, 375 of them, the names of the victims of 9-11. and we have done that for the purpose to recall them, what they did and then i had an opportunity to recognize the cadets and all the officers and thank them and tell them we're very appreciative of them as first-responders in the city. >> i was in new york when it happened and it's always odd for me to think back to that time. so onto some news. you have a lot to talk about today and we're going to try to keep it as organized
SFGTV2
Oct 6, 2012 4:30pm PDT
and wants to create jobs and prosperity and he helping us any way he can. >> michael, i'm excited for the city. the technology companies that are moving in are not just moving in for their own selves, but they are also helping me redo a whole central market street. you should see the enliveliness. >> market? >> market street used to be our skid row. >> it still is [ laughter ] >> it's changing. you have to go to where twitter and the congregation of companies and small businesses are located there. >> all right. >> it's changing before our very eyes. the spirit of the city is strong. >> again, i mock a little bit, but i do see a change and these programs, there are a lot of crazy names and websites, there is some really cool stuff going on so i wanted to say thank you on behalf of the community for paying attention to us. >> thank you tech crunch for holding this in san francisco. [ applause ] >> the renovation of balboa park, the oldest in the city of san francisco, and now it is the newest part in the city of san francisco. through our partnership, and because of public
SFGTV2
Oct 8, 2012 3:30am PDT
time there, michael was to show the beauty seinfield. -- my goal was to show the beauty i felt. i should make a parallel. what i felt was, for example, jewish has been like rejected, have been rejected. me, for other reasons. and when you have -- there are some people that to be integrated, they change themselves. they hide it themselves. i decided not to hide myself, like the fact that my sensibility was different than my situation was different. i could express it because i went into fashion, and in fashion, there is a lot of gay, so i did not suffer. a lot suffer. i think every minority is that they are ashamed and they do not say that they are. i felt the it was good. you should not ask to be ashamed and to hide yourself. to me, it is courage. i'm sure for a lot of people. maybe they did not say because it is some taboo like religion. it is like, if you are all together on showing who you are, you will be accepted, and people will refine everything normal. i remember one movie which was very beautiful, "chocolat," which shows one guy which is italian, and he goes to work in sw
SFGTV2
Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
for state assembly state 19, michael brior and phil tim. >> they will answer questions that you in the audience submit as well as the questions submitted to the league of women voters. in addition, the viewers from the senior center may submit questions on-line. the time keepers will hold up a yellow card to signify to the candidates that they have 15 seconds remaining and hold up a red card when it is time to stop. >> both have asked the supporters to be respectful of the candidate and the audience and to maintain the quiet during the forum, i also ask you to respect this commitment, please. >> you all have many important decision to make on november 6th, and today's forum will give you the opportunity to ask questions to help you make your decisions. now, let's begin. >> our first question is a very general... actually i want to start with one here that is from the richmond senior center sent in on-line. >> the census data, and we are going to start with mr. brire >> data shows that many are adults with disabilities or seniors it is expected to grow to 25 percent by 2020, do y
SFGTV2
Oct 7, 2012 5:30am PDT
for your support and i ask you to go to www.elect michael bryere.com and we are challenging the politics as usual. so thank you, again. >> i would like to sincerely thank both of you for participating on behalf of myself, the league of women voters of san francisco and our partner organizations the jr. league of san francisco, the university of california, san francisco and the san francisco public library, and our media partner, san francisco government television. thanks to each of you, for taking the time to inform yourself about your choices on november 6th. good evening. [ applause ]
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